Joseph Bernardo serves citizens in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry counties. Our practice is exclusively in the area of personal injury law: including; automobile accidents, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, medical malpractice, wrongful death, insurance bad faith, nursing home abuse, construction defects, defective chairs, dog bites, drunk driving injuries, large truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, school bus accidents, slip and fall accidents, facial/eye injuries, permanent scarring, surgeries, and knee/hip/shoulder injuries.

Mr. Bernardo has been practicing law since 1986, after receiving his Juris Doctorate degree from Florida State University. He was awarded the Alpha Lamda Delta Scholastic Achievement award at FSU and graduated with honors. Prior to his concentration in personal injury, Mr. Bernardo was assistant State Attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit encompassing Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, and Glades Counties.

Mr. Bernardo was the Chairman of the Grievance Committee for the Florida Bar from 2006 to 2009.


Bernardo Injury Law

1992 – Present
At Bernardo Injury Law we strive to provide aggressive, high-quality representation to injury victims. The law firm never has and never will represent an insurance company. When you are injured or have lost a loved one due to negligence, Fort Myers injury lawyer Joe Bernardo and our dedicated team will protect your rights and fight for the compensation you are entitled to.


Florida State University College of Law

Juris Doctor, J.D., Law

Florida State University

Bachelor of Science, B.S. Business Administration and Management, General

Bar Admissions

Florida State Bar



Professional Associations and Memberships

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